East Carolina Pirates vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/12/2020
Game: East Carolina Pirates vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Tulsa -5
The East Carolina Pirates head to Donald W. Reynolds Center to take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 5 point favorites.
East Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 10-14. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 69.0 points per game while giving up 71.1 per contest. Tulsa has an overall mark of 15-8. They are averaging 70.0 points per contest and giving up 64.8, which is a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 11-13-0 against the spread this season
The East Carolina Pirates are 12-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 13-10-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 7-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
01/24/20 C Edra Luster Knee is out indefinitely
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
02/09/20 G Brandon Rachal Ankle is questionable
Jayden Gardner comes into this game averaging 20.5 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Tristen Newton averages 9.8 points per contest in 27.9 minutes per game. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Brandon Rachal scores 13.9 points per contest while playing 30.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Martins Igbanu averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.6 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina averages 69.0 points per contest, which is 248th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 267th. From 3-point territory they shoot 28%, which is good for 339th in the nation. They average 35.8 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 158th and 108th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 144th with 13.7 per game. The Pirates allow 71.1 points per contest, which is 229th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 172nd and 230th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 113th, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 232nd place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 127th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 221st in the nation with 70.0 points per contest this season. They are 110th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 269th in the NCAA. They are 185th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 179th in assists per game with 13.2. The Golden Hurricane are 172nd in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Golden Hurricane give up 64.8 points per game, which ranks them 63rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 47th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 139th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 187th with 35.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Hurricane are 257th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Pirates are 266th in the nation in offensive rating with 97.4. In terms of pace they are 116th in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 306th. As a team they are 268th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 257th in Division 1. East Carolina is 155th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Tulsa is 149th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 101.4, which is ranked 180th. They are 277th in D-1 in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 172nd. As a unit they are 149th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 287th in the country.
Who will win tonight's East Carolina/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take East Carolina +5
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